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Monday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Reviewing the reviews of Holtby's deal, fretting over Johansson's arbitration, how much your signed Ovechkin jersey is worth and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Now that Braden Holtby's contract is set, is there even enough cap space left to cover Marcus Johansson's possible arbitration award? [CSNW]
  • Speaking of that Holtby contract, here's some reax:
    • It's a grand exercise in compromise. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
    • It's a reminder that goalie salaries are getting alarmingly inflated. [Pens Labyrinth]
    • It's comfort and security for player and team. [WashTimes]
    • It's time to go win a freaking Cup. [CSNW]
  • Congrats are in order for T.J. Oshie and his beautiful bride Lauren, wed this past Saturday in Minnesota. [RMNB, Bleedin' Blue]
  • The x-factor of Dmitry Orlov. [Stars and Sticks]
  • Yahoo Sports' preseason rankings, by position:
  • Hello interesting offseason blog content: How much is your signed Alex Ovechkin jersey worth? [NoVa Caps Fans]
  • The 2015-2016 season marks ten years for Hershey's affiliation with the Caps. Let's help select the best players this past decade. [Chocolate Hockey]
  • In other Bears news, welcome Austin Fyten to the Bears roster, newly signed away from the Phantoms... [@Link_Management]
  • ... and his journey even to the Phantoms roster was long and full of detours. [Home News, Athletes Nation TV]
  • In former Caps news, Brian Willsie announced he is hanging up his skates to take a player development position with the Avs organization. [Fantasy SP]
  • The NHL mascots seem to be gathering in New York for whichever reasons, with Slapshot providing some hospitality. [@NordyWild]
  • Finally, happy 46th birthday to Jason Woolley, happy 69th to John Adams and happy 51st to Dennis Smith.